A 24-year-old city fugitive wanted on aggravated sexual assault charge was apprehended early Saturday morning after a brief foot pursuit that led to the suspect hiding in the rear yard of Spirit gas station on 21st Avenue, said police director Jerry Speziale.
City police arrested eight people, issued 646 motor vehicle violations, and recovered 1020 packets of heroin during a special crime suppression operation on Thursday, said police director Jerry Speziale.
A city man was wounded during the early morning hours of Friday as he was walking on East 16th Street, according to the Paterson Police Department.
A 56-year-old Florida man has been arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted his step-daughter while living in Paterson in 2000 and 2001, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Six adults and a 15-year-old were arrested during a drug bust at Elm Street residence on Tuesday evening, said police director Jerry Speziale.
A 34-year-old man selling narcotics out of his home in Paterson was arrested on drug charges on Tuesday, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
City police have identified 27-year-old Jeffrey Suarez as the alleged shooter who wounded a 21-year-old city man on Oak and Dover Streets on June 21st, 2015.